Researcher biography

Professor Fairlie was appointed as Head of IMB's Chemistry and Structural Biology Division in 2009. He is one of a team of ten IMB group leaders and four division affiliates working across the disciplines of chemistry, biochemistry and pharmacology.

Professor Fairlie completed his undergraduate studies at The University of Adelaide, postgraduate studies at Australian National University and The University of New South Wales, and postdoctoral studies at Stanford University and The University of Toronto. He has held Australian Research Council(ARC) Federation and Professorial fellowships and chief scientific officer and scientific director roles in leading scientific companies. He has also collaborated with some of the world's largest biopharmaceutical companies.

Professor Fairlie is a National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Senior Principal Research Fellow.